Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

June 7, 2014-November 8, 2014
Location: Ayala Zacks Abramov Pavilion for Israel Art
Curator: Miriam Malachi

For the first time in Israel – a group of exquisite Japanese screens from the Gitter-Yelen Collection, world-renowned for its quality, which illustrate the richness of Japanese art. The eighteen screens on display date from the 18th to the 20th century, and reflect the range of topics covered by Japanese artists, as well as the cultural attitudes and ideals of the different time periods. Landscapes, the passing of the seasons, urban scenes, and mythological themes are all depicted in elaborate detail, measured paint strokes, and spectacular composition.

For the first time in Israel – a group of

exquisite Japanese screens from the

Gitter-Yelen Collection, world-renowned

for its quality, which illustrate the richness

of Japanese art. The eighteen screens on

display date from the 18th to the 20th

century, and reflect the range of topics

covered by Japanese artists, as well as the

cultural attitudes and ideals of the different

time periods. Landscapes, the passing of the

seasons, urban scenes, and mythological

themes are all depicted in elaborate detail,

measured paint strokes, and spectacular

composition.

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